If you wish to bake something different, why not look at mini cupcake versions of cheesecake? These would certainly offer something different to your palate.
These are not only great for serving during tea time or sweets during a tea party, but could be snack items for kids as well.
To make the crust
- One third cup of crumbs of graham cracker
- 1 tbsp of white sugar
- 1 tbsp of margarine
For the filling
- 8 ounce of packaged cream cheese
- 1/4th cup of white sugar
- 1 and ½ tsp of lemon juice
- A ½ tsp of lemon zest, grated
- ¼ tsp of vanilla essence
- 1 whole egg
How to make?
You can begin by preheating the oven to 325 degrees F; grease a muffin pan of six cups. In a medium bowl you need to mix the graham cracker crumbs along with margarine and sugar. When the mixture is combined well you can add a heaped teaspoon of the mixture into each cup. Allow the baking to happen in five minutes. Meanwhile, add the sugar, lemon zest, vanilla and egg along with cream cheese in another bowl and beat together. You need to pour the mixture into the muffin cups to a level that makes the cups 3/4th full. You need to bake the mixtures for about 25 minutes. Allow the baked cakes to cool before you put them away for refrigeration. You can add in preserves like strawberry and drizzle on the cakes before you serve the same.
Mini cheese cakes with Oreo
This is a variant of the above recipe. It will surely be a hit with your kids.
Ingredients you need
- 2 packets of cream cheese
- 2 eggs
- Half a cup of white sugar
- 24 cookies like Oreo
How to make?
Once you have made mini cupcakes this is an easy recipe to try out. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, beat the eggs along with cream cheese and sugar till the mixture is smooth and uniform. The muffin cups need to be lined with paper liners/ you can then line the cups with the mixture. Remember to place a cookie at the bottom of each cup. Bake for a period of fifteen minutes. Take out the cake rack and allow it to cool. Once that is done, place the cakes in the refrigerator for about three hours.
The cupcakes are wonderfully easy to make, easier than whole cakes. For Frosted And Raspberry Filled Cake Recipe, Click Here. All you need is a muffin cup tray for baking and the necessary ingredients. You will probably be able to whip up all the ingredients at home for making mini cheesecakes. These can be wonderful snack items for your children as well as for adults. In order to make them more alluring, add on melted chocolate on top before serving or garnish with fruits. You could make fresh fruit preserves and add them as garnish. This would certainly make the cupcakes more substantial to consume. If you have a sweet tooth, make a batch and consume with fruits for a fulfilling and nutritious snack whenever food cravings hit.